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Feb 11, 2011 6:00am PST
obama is taking his toughest stance yesterday. alison burns reports the obama administration was caught off guard when he did not resign. >> reporter: dave, hosni mubarak's speech really blind sided the obama administers. after ward president obama issued this statement. too many egyptians remain unconvinced the government is serious about a genuine transition to democracy. it's the responsibility of the government to speak clearly to the egyptian people without world. president obama called for the egyptian government to spell out in clear and unambiguous language the step by step process that will lead to democracy. this clearly is a huge frustration for the obama administration. part of what lead to the expectation that mubarak would step down are comments from the cia director at a congressional hearing yesterday. he said it was a strong likelihood. the cia has been facing harsh criticism. as for whether president obama will talk about it pubically today, he has no public events scheduled but this is press secretary robert gibb's last day his last press briefing. reporters expect th
FOX
Feb 18, 2011 6:00am PST
allie rasmus. >>> president obama is waking up here in the bay area this morning that is following an exclusive dinner with the who's who's. kraig debro is live. >> reporter: the schedule departure time is 8:35. we'res at the north access road if you are traveling on 101 you'll see a sign on north access road. that is where we are. this is a media staging area. hopefully from here moments from now or within the hour we will be standing a little closer to the airplane. this picture we got from milbray you can see a better picture of air force one. not at the tarmac but closer to a hangar. this is live picture from near that motel. we will be able to show you the departure. white house says the president earl motorcade drove in to continue a dialogue with business on working together. last night the home of democratic donor john door mr. obama had dinner with the top high-tech ceo they include oracle, yahoo, and cisco companies. the meeting comes in the after math of president obama's budget. republicans grumble doesn't cut it enough because it cuts too much. observers say the presid
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Feb 4, 2011 6:00am PST
sign of the pro government demonstrators. the obama administration is increasing its president on president mubarak to step down and why the egyptian president says he can't do it. >>> a certain group of people in south bay will soon be able to ride public transportation for free but they have to do something first. jade hernandez is in san jose with what is required to take part in this new offer. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. that is right, they have to attempt to find housing and a job. we spoke to one bus driver this morning and we asked him what he thought about homeless people receiving free rides and there is some concern over how it will effect other riders. line 22 runs through this bus stop in east san jose. it's the longest route and there has been issues of homeless people riding to stay off the streets. in a month riders at this bus stop and any other could see changes. the vta is offering homeless people who qualify for pilot program free rides. the keyword here is qualified. the free rides are for those homeless enrolled in a program to help them fi
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Feb 17, 2011 6:00am PST
pleasanton middle school begins at 7:00 p.m. >>> president obama is coming here to the bay area this evening. the president will meet with high-tech business leaders at a private dinner. now he's trying to rally support for his recently released budget. among the executives expected to meet with the president, facebook's ceo and apple's steve jobs. the president will spend the night in san francisco before flying out tomorrow morning for oregon. he'll take a tour of an intell plant. >>> one of the bay area's top narcotics officers is in jail himself this morning facing felony drug charges. ktvu's kraig debro joins us now to talk about his arrest and how it could effect many other cases. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: good morning, pam. we hope to speak to somebody at the d.a.'s office later today about that in the public defender's office. some complications i'm going to get into that in a moment. they knew each other because both were in the antioch police department. he spent 12 years on the antioch force. we want to gauge reaction here in antioch from the people who knew both m
FOX
Feb 23, 2011 6:00am PST
, this morning president obama is congratulating his former chief of staff on a major victory. rahm emanuel is now the major of chicago. he needed more than 50 votes to avoid a runoff and he got it. overnight the president said the win is well-deserved. he worked in the white house since the beginning of the obama administration. he resigned in october to run for mayor of chicago. >>> later today the san jose police officer's association will give an update on contract negotiations. the city of san jose is facing a $110 million budget deficit. major chuck reed is calling for 10% pay cuts from eleven unions to help avoid layoffs and cuts to city services. >>> also tonight, san jose's new top cop will be sworn in. last night the city council unanimously approved the city manager's choice of chris moore to take over as the police chief. moore has been serving as acting chief since october when former chief rob davis stepped down. >>> the san jose police department's horse unit may become the latest victim of budget cuts. san jose mercury news reports $280,000 in donations are needed to
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Feb 2, 2011 6:00am PST
ten minutes with president obama's message to egypt's president. >>> the latest diplomatic cables released shows al qaeda is on the verge of producing radio active materials. they warnedover a nuclear 9/11 if supplies of you are rain yum was not secured. >>> forecasters say parts of the midwest could get up to 18 inches of snow. the storm hit chicago extremely hard. we will have a live report from chicago with those current conditions in just a few minutes. >>> the blizzard back east is forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights across the country. anyone heading to the bay area airport should call ahead. there were dozens of cancellations at sfo, oakland, and san jose yesterday. more travel troubles are expected today. one travel agent tells us hundreds of bay area super bowl fans heading to texas are stuck waiting for the weather to clear. you can check up to the minute flight information also on our website ktvu.com just look for the travel tab on our front page. >>> in just a few hours a vallejo company will dismantle a ship from a moth ball fleet. claudine wong is live
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Feb 3, 2011 6:00am PST
channel 2. >>> we continue to monitor the unfolding crisis in cairo this morning the obama administration is facing criticism as its policies for egypt are not making many people happy. but is it on purpose? >>> no doubt the giants' world series run brought an economic boost to san francisco. but what it did to the police department has some people calling for changes and you saw these live pictures on ktvu first. we have two crews on the scene of three separate building fires. we'll have another live report from the scene straight ahead. caitlin: i was diagnosed with scoliosis. when you're 16, nobody wants to go through back surgery. my doctor has letters and pictures of other kids who've gone through the same thing on his walls and that really helped me not be as scared. i'm not worried about my back anymore. i wanna do that again! announcer: at sutter health, our story is you. for moreries, visit sutterhealth.org. announcer: at sutter health, our story is you. this is my band from the 80's, looker. hair and mascara, a lethal combo. i'm jon haber of alto music. my busines
FOX
Feb 1, 2011 6:00am PST
. meanwhile the obama administration is in an extremely difficult diplomatic position. trying to embrace the ideals of the demonstrators without alienating a key ally in the middle east. >> we're not picking between those on the street and those in the government. >> reporter: the demonstrators are calling on president obama to step up pressure on egyptian president to resign. the obama administration is going so far as to call on him to hold free and fair elections and to not run for office again. but this is clearly one of the most complex foreign policy dilemmas facing president obama. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and these protests may be spreading throughout the arab world. we're following developing news out of jordan this morning just within the last hour. jordan's king announced he has sacked all of his top government officials including the country's prime minister following street protests there. thousands of jordin ins have been demonstrating inspired by protests going on in egypt and that these ya. so far roughly 1200 americans
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Feb 22, 2011 6:00am PST
president obama attended. according to the center for politics ten of the 11 companies contributed to president obama's 2008 campaign. google donated $108,000. facebook $34,000. twitter the least generous of the bunch $750. >>> in israel they are trying to figure out a way to allow google street view to photograph israeli cities despite it could be used by terrorist attacks. they instructed the experts to work with georgiaen to find a -- google to find a safe way top use that feature. >>> there is new graffiti threatening both president obama and jerry brown. one said i'm quoting governor brown will die soon. another says why does obama lie? police say racist slogans were painted nearby. similar threats showed up next month. the secret service and the chp are investigating. >>> 6:18 is the time right now. let's go back over to sal who is watching traffic this morning. how is the commute? >> it's okay. as a matter of fact, the traffic is doing pretty well around the bay area. i encourage you to join the conversation if you want to contact me some way. there at ktvu.com or twitter and l
FOX
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am PST
he'll give the latest plan to tackle the huge budget crisis. >>> president obama says he hasn't been smoking for almost a year now. that's the word from first lady michelle obama who says she's very proud of her husband. he picked up smoking as a teenager and has been very open about the struggle to kick that habit. the president wants to be able to tell his daughters that he is not a smoker. >> and you approve. >> that is nice. >>> let's check with in sal. he's watching the commute. he's going to take us to the bridge. >> we're going to look at a couple of them, dave and pam. right now start with the golden gate bridge. golden gate traffic looks good. all of marin county traffic right now still looking good. even that coming in from sonoma county. it's getting busier there. so far not a big delay. moving along to the toll plaza, metering lights have been switched on. pretty soon you might start seeing a bit of a delay. off and on on a wednesday. so we'll see barring any accidents it should be okay for you. from fairfield or vallejo north bay driver 80 looks good across the bridge an
FOX
Feb 21, 2011 6:00am PST
and the response from the obama administration. alison. >> reporter: dave, as antigovernment protest spread throughout the arab world this is the most violent uprising yet. that gunfire is from security forces trying to contain the demonstrations. human rights watch tells us more than 230 people have been killed. now protestors are enraged by a speech last night by the son of libyan strong man. he said there will be a bloody civil war if demonstrators don't stop. >> our view as in libya and throughout the region, peaceful protests need to be respected. they need to be able to exercise their universal rights that people around the world share. >> reporter: and as the protest in the oil rich nation intensify, oil prices serged about 4% today and oil giant bp has suspended its operations in libya and evacuated its employees. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> some continue to grow in other parts of the middle east. hundreds of protestors are carping out in the capital city. they are calling for bah rain. other antigovernment protest test -- protes
FOX
Feb 28, 2011 6:00am PST
. there are other several candidates in the running. >>> president obama is meeting with the nation's governors at the white house this morning. the president told the governors he wants to hear their ideas on how to repair the slowly recovering u.s. economy. jerry brown is not attenning the annual governor's meeting. he has pressing business here in california. >>> time now 6:19. sal is look agent the north bay. how are the roads? >> it's going to be a little more crowded in the north bay in the last half hour or so. the traffic is getting a little bit slow here on southbound 101 in parts of nevada and san rea fell. here in san rafael by the time you reach the civic center area it does look okay. it's evened out a little bit. people coming in on the richmond bridge should not see in the big delays. the morning commute looks okay if you are driving on the bay bridge. metering lights just went on. of course if you are driving in the south bay, that traffic continues to look good. let's take a look at the livermore valley. it looks okay coming through here. we had an accident at the 680
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Feb 15, 2011 6:00am PST
slash billions out of president obama's transportation budget also released yesterday. >>> time now 6:35. sal is watching highway 24 and all of the busy bay area roads. >>> that's right. highway 24, dave and pam, we watch it once it starts getting busier we know that the commute is really in the peak. it's not quite at peak yet. but you can tell a lot of people are driving to the tunnel from the contra costa area. 680's okay. highway 4 busy in antioch as usual. and the benicia bridge not effected by any stalls or accidents. move along and take a look at the bay bridge here. traffic here is okay. you can see that there's a back up now even for the fast track users as i look there are no crashes though reported on the upper or on the lower deck. this morning we're looking at the livermore commute via our maps. some slow traffic getting into livermore, but after that it's okay. no problems across the bay. burling gap, redwood city, about even right now. pretty good. 63:67. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. good morning. cloudy, breezy, windy. we've had very light rain overnight. h
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Feb 16, 2011 6:00am PST
charged with murder. president obama sent senator core kerry to pakistan to argue that raymond davis should not be tried in pakistani court because he should have diplomatic immunity. he has been detained since january 27th after he shot two unarmed pakistani men on motorcycles. davis claims the men were trying to rob him and he was acting in self-defense. many pakistanis have taken to the street. the taliban has warned anyone helping to release davis will be be -- iran state television says progovernment supporters forced antigovernment activist to leave the memorial. they chanted slogans calling for the death of opposition protestors. protest in the middle east are spreading to the persian gulf. alison burns is tracking the protest. alison. >> reporter: dave, thousands of u.s. military personnel and a fleet of american warships are in bahrain. the united states is expressing a lot of concern about what is happening there this week. this is video we pulled off of you tube of protestors pour into a main scare in bahrain. it's the third day of protests. the warships and thousands of u
FOX
Feb 8, 2011 6:00am PST
administration does not support -- the obama administration does not support the resignation of mubarak right away. ktvu alison burns is in our d.c. bureau with what we are hearing in the report. alison. >> reporter: good morning, to you dave. the feds are closely guarding their findings from the ten month investigation until they are revealed later this afternoon. the l.a. times report this morning that nasa engineers are expected to reveal they cannot find significant electric trannic defects -- electronic defects in toyota vehicles. faulty electronics were not to blame for the sudden acceleration. millions of vehicles were recalled after deadly crashes and terrifying stories from drivers. we covered the testimony of rhonda smith that said she called her husband to say goodbye when he car sped out of control. >> i'm sorry. i know he could not help me but i wanted to hear his voice. >> smith survived. toyota has since installed a break override system to prevent accidental acceleration but still faces scores of lawsuits and today's report could certainly have an impact on those
FOX
Feb 10, 2011 6:00am PST
comes the clouds on monday. >>> all right. thank you. time now 6:38. we were watching president obama who is busy this morning. here he is. the president walking up the steps of air force one. we're watching this live as you watch it. he's going to be heading to marquette, michigan. the president will be talking about -- he's going to wave in just a second. right there. he'll be talking about his wireless initiative. something he's been talking about a lot. he wants to have the entire country wireless. and he'll be trumpeting that message in michigan today. we wanted to show you him live climbing aboard air force one just now. >> he talked about the disadvantage many people have if they're not online. >> that's right. >>> well, it was a horrible scene similar to the recent disaster in san bruno. a gas line explosion leads to a tragedy in one neighborhood back east. >> reporter: good morning. we are finally getting daylight out here at pebble beach. we can show you some of what's happening. we expect very famous faces to arrive here over the next hour for the pebble beach pro-am. we'll
FOX
Feb 24, 2011 6:00am PST
see businesses are open. life is very normal. >> reporter: now president obama is sending secretary of state hillary clinton to geneva to coordinate a response. considering a range of punishments for libya including a no-fly zone over the country. we will have the very latest on what gadafi is saying this morning during my next update in about an hour. for now we're live in washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> senator feinstein plans to introduce a bill to repeal the defensive marriage act once and for all. the move follows an announcement by attorney general eric holder to stop defending the acts which defines marriage as only between a man and woman. same sex marriage advocates in the bay area are praising the decision. >> we're hoping soon that our marriages will be recognized in all 50 states from sea to shining sea that equality will be the law of land. >> legally married same sex couples could soon share federal social security benefits as well as health insurance and inheritance rights. house speaker john boehner criticizes the move saying the white house
FOX
Feb 11, 2011 5:00am PST
. >> reporter: pam, president obama does seem to be taking his toughest stance yet against egypt's president after hosni mubarak surprised everyone and announced last night he staying in office. let's take a look here at the statement issued by president obama after mubarak's speech. he said the egyptian government must put forward a credible concrete and unequivocal path toward genuine democracy. it was expected in the obama administration that he would announce his resignation last night. part of what set off that expectation were comments from the cia when asked about media reports that mubarak would be stepping down. >> i got the same information you did that there is a strong likelihood that mubarak will step down this evening which would be significant. >> reporter: the cia has been under fire for weeks now for not having better information about what is going on in egypt. we are trying to find out this morning if president obama is going to be talking about this crisis today. he does not have any public events on his schedule. i hope to have more for you during my next update in an ho
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Feb 21, 2011 5:00am PST
know how to use them. let's go back to the desk. >>> the obama administration is expressing grave concern about libya's violent crackdown on protestors. alison burns is live with the reports out of libya from human rights groups. alison. >> reporter: human rights reports say more than 200 protestors have been killed and the obama administration is demanding an end to the use of thee -- lethal force. this is some of the video that has been posted. the u.s. is threatening to take all appropriate action in response. at this point it's unclear what the action would be. the protestors have seized military bases and weapons. the son of libyan leader delivered a rambling speech offering concessions but threatening civil war and a blood bath if the demonstrations don't stop. >> we will be crying over thousands. blood will flow. rivers of blood and all the cities of libya. >> reporter: oil prices are soring as the libya protest intensify. one major oil company has suspended operations there. i'll have more on that for you during my next update in an hour. for now we are live in washington,
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Feb 7, 2011 5:00am PST
rest of her life. >>> this morning president obama will continue his efforts to make peace with big businesses with a big speech at the u.s. chamber of commerce. during the midterm elections the chamber financed a $50 million adam campaign. the president has tried to each out to big business. he said boosting the economy requires business working together. >>> the vat tan is investigating a serious security breech tied to a little boy. the boy managed to slip past security guards during the pope weekly address. you can see the boy running forward. he fell to his knees. the pope responded with a smile and briefly chatted with the boy. vatican security guards are not smiling. >>> the outcome of the game isn't the only thing about the super bowl that is being talked about this morning. ♪ so proudly hail at the twilight lasts gleaming ♪ >> that is christina aguilera making a bit of a mistake. she sang the leeric so proudly we hailed twice. once where it was supposed to be and then again when she was supposed to be singing the ram parking lots we watched were so gallantly streaming.
FOX
Feb 18, 2011 5:00am PST
fin of air force one. president obama is going to be on that plane and departing for oregon this morning at 8:35 in the morning. at least that's what the itinerary says right now. last night the presidential motorcade brought him into the wealthy community of woodside last night. the president had a dinner of john door. but john door was the -- but john door wasn't the only one there. mark zuckerberg, larry ellison are among the invited guests. specifically it was discussing his proposal to investigate in research at development and expand companies to grow and hire. it's part of an on going campaign. he spoke to the chamber of commerce earlier this year about similar ideas about growing the economy about how businesses can spend more money. president is planning to leave the bay area this morning. he will go to hillsborough oregon. he will meet with intel ceo. he is scheduled to give him a tour of one of the most sophisticating chip manufacturing companies in the world. ment cooing up at 5:30 i will try to find out when the president will arrive and how. we understand he left he
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Feb 4, 2011 5:00am PST
there is no sign of the progovernment demonstrators. coming up in 15 minutes the obama administration is increasing pressure on president mubarak to step down. why the egyptian president says he can't. >>> just hours ago a fire at a homeless shelter forced hundreds of people to evacuate. this is just before 2:00 a.m. on little orchard drive. kraig debro is there. what's happening? >> reporter: hundreds of homeless people jolted out of bed by a fire alarm. it started right behind me. you see that door right there it's propped open a little bit so people can get air in there. people are cleaning up what is remaining of the laundry room. now we video tape these pictures of the laundry room. it doesn't look like a total loss. the fire department says the sprinkler system kept down the flames until the crews arrived here six minutes before the 2:00 a.m. call. more than 215 people sleeping here tonight said the alarm was a jolt but there was an orderly evacuation. that evacuation took minutes according to the homeless person. hundreds of people had to wait outside in the cold any way. >> i
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Feb 2, 2011 5:00am PST
coming up in ten minutes with president obama's message to egypts president. >>> the latest diplomatic cables show concerns that al qaeda is on the verge of producing radio active weapons. in one of the cables published, a leading atomic regulator warn of the a nuclear 9/11. if supplies were not secured against terrorist. and at a nato meeting in january 2009, security chief said al qaeda was plotting a program of radio active roadside bombs. >>> a massive blizzard has paralyzed people with ice and snow. parts of the midwest could get up to 17 inches of snow. this is video from chicago take an short time ago. the gusts were strong enough to tear pieces of the roof off wrigley field. the home of the chicago cubs. we will have a live report from chicago in just a few minutes. >>> the blizzard back east is forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights across the country. anyone heading to a bay area airport should call ahead. there were dozens of cancellations yesterday. more travel troubles are expected today. one travel agent told u.s. today hundreds of bay area super bowl fans headi
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Feb 22, 2011 5:00am PST
exclusive silicon valley dinner that president obama atepidded last week. according to the center of responsive politics. ten of the 11 companies contributed financially to mr. obama's 2008 presidential campaign. for example google donated $803,000 to the president's campaign. yahoo $164,000. facebook $34,000. and twitter which was the least generous of the group $750. >>> in israel they are trying to figure out a way to allow google street view to photo photograph street videos. yesterday a team of israeli cabinet members constructed experts to work with google to find a safe way to implement the feature. >>> there is new graffiti threatening president obama and jerry brown. one said quote governor brown will die soon. another says why does obama lie? police say racist slogans were painted nearby. similar threats showed up nearby less than a mile away. the secret service and california highway patrol are investigating. >>> time now 5:17. let's check in with sal. it has been quiet in the commute. >> it has been. today is the day a lot of people are back. if you are looking about gett
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Feb 1, 2011 5:00am PST
-democracy movement, among those who is coming to the forefront and he says president obama must catch up with the will of the egyptian people. >> i have much admiration for him but i tell him you need to review the policy. you need to let go of him. you need to start building confidence with the people. >> reporter: president obama is sending a special envoy to egypt dealing with this very delicate diplomatic situation. the white house is calling for free and fair elections. and now encouraging the president not to run again. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> so far roughly 1200 americans have made it out of egypt. among them robert vowel, assistant dean at uc berkeley's bolt law school and his wife. the couple arrived at sfo last night. they were leading a berkeley alumni trip to cairo but had to cut the trip short because of demonstrations. they tell us here at ktvu they witnessed crying, yelling and fistfights during a 14 hour ordeal at the airport. >> after we left we understand huge muleys broke out in the airport itself. so you felt like y
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Feb 3, 2011 5:00am PST
monitor that unfolding crisis in cairo. the obama administration is facing criticism as its policies for egypt are not making many people happy. but is that on purpose? >>> and no doubt the giants world series run brought an economic boost to san francisco, but what it did to the police department has some calling for change. >>> good morning. right now traffic in san raphael looks good coming down from novato. so far okay. we'll tell you more about the morning commute. >>> we have breaking news in san francisco. a fire has just gone to two alarms. 16th street near market between market and castro. one of our cameras is catching the smoke coming up now. again, this is breaking news in san francisco. 16th and market a fire in a building. they've just dispatched a second alarm so firefighters will be arriving there -- or more firefighters will be arriving there shortly. we don't know if anyone is hurt but we do have a crew on the way. 5:13. back to the desk. >>> all right. thank you, sal. we'll check back in just a little bit. as protests get more violent in egypt, the white house is c
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Feb 17, 2011 5:00am PST
higher. tonight's meeting at 7:00 . >>> president obama is coming to the area. president obama is trying to rally support for his recently released budget. among the executives due to meet with the president, facebook's ceo and apple's steve jobs. the president will spend the night in san francisco before heading out tomorrow morning to oregon for a tour of an intell plant there. >>> we know we have big problems in the commute don't we, sal? >>> i just changed something up here because i just heard of an accident blocking all lanes. guys in the control room -- thank you very much, ken, lawrence and crew. northbound 280 at 101 there's an accident now reported to be blocking all the lanes. i just heard that on chp. the fire department still arriving on the scene. engine 32 coming in off of monterey. they're not there yet. but this is at the 280 interchange. i just heard all lanes are blocked. on 280 coming up. in fact they just called another engine company from near city college station to come up there and help with this major accident. so we'll keep an eye on it for you. let's go out an
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Feb 15, 2011 5:00am PST
of president obama's transportation budget which by the way was also released yesterday. >>> time now 5:38. go back over to sal because some of the roads are wet this morning. and then people should prepare this morning for a pretty tough afternoon commute. right? >>> that's right. one of the things we like to warn you about is getting there may be a little easier than not getting there. we already have a crash this morning southbound 880 at mission boulevard. this morning the commute isn't that bad weather-wise as that crash is there. we'll see what happens. again, steve has been telling us this afternoon we're not going to have a really good commute. so i will just go ahead and say if you can take public transportation, you might be better off. let's move along and take a look at live pictures. 880 a little farther up in oakland looks good in both directions. morning commute on westbound bay bridge that traffic is moving welcoming into san francisco. let's get to steve. >>> sal, thank you, sir. very good morning to you all. cloudy skies. light rain. not a big deal moving through rig
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Feb 16, 2011 5:00am PST
trying to win the release of an embassy worker charged with murder. president obama sent kerry to pakistan to argue that raymond davis should not be tried in pakistan any court. davis has been detained in pakistan since january 27th after he fatally shot two armed pakistani men that were on motorcycles. in the meantime many pakistanis you see them in this street now calling for davis to be executed. the taliban has warned anybody who helps to free davis will be targeted. >>> in iran today we are hearing reports of clashes at a memorial service for a student killed during antigovernment protests in ty ran on monday. progovernment supporters forced antigovernment activist to leave the memorial by chanting slogans. now the state department is protesting violent protest as alison burns reports the u.s. has critical interest in this small persian gulf kingdom. >> reporter: it looks very similar to what we witnessed in egypt. this is video we pulled off of you tube thus morning after thousands of tourists pulling into a main square. it's the third day of demonstrations in a kingdom that
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Feb 28, 2011 5:00am PST
candidates in the race including leeland yee. >>> president obama is meeting this morning with the nation's governor at the white house. last night at a dinner he told the governors he wants to hear their ideas on how to fix the slowly recovering any. the governor's office says he has important impress i i have owe. >>> 5:17 is the time. let's check in with sal. >> traffic is moving along pretty nicely around the bay area. if you are starting off in oakland, it should be a nice drive for you. driving past the coliseum. also this morning we are looking at northbound 101 approaching the 80 split in san francisco. that traffic is moving along nicely look at the road sensors here. i fine things moving long pretty well. we are our to a nice start. let's go to steve. >>> we have a mix of sun and today. that system that's the system that will be playing in our area. so the farther north you go possibility of rain but you can see the dividing line here. napa airport is 39. mostly clear. 44 in santa rosa. so 30s for some. still 33 livermore. at least that's what they say. 30s and 40s san roe fell. t
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Feb 23, 2011 5:00am PST
inflated levels. >>> this morning president obama is congratulating his former chief of staff on a big victory. ram emanuel is now mayor of chicago. he needed more than 50% of the votes to avoid a runoff, and he got it. overnight the president said the win is well-deserved. emanuel has worked in the white house since the beginning of the obama administration. he resigned in october to run for mayor. >>> time now 5:15. later today the san jose police officer's association will give us an update on their contract negotiations. now the city of san jose is facing a $110 million budget deficit. mayor chuck reed is calling for 10% pay cuts from eleven unions to try to help avoid layoffs and also cuts to city services. also tonight san jose's new top cop will be sworn in. last night the city council unanimously approved the city manager's choice of chris moore to become the new police chief. moore has been serving as acting chief since october when the former chief, rob davis, stepped down. >>> the san jose police department's horse unit may become the latest victim of budget cuts. the sa
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Feb 9, 2011 5:20am PST
reducing the amount of aid would also reduce u.s. influence over egypt. president obama's budget that he submits to congress next week is expected to maintain military aid to egypt. >>> in italy prosecutors are demanding that premier stand trial immediately in a sex scandal involving a 17-year-old girl. the italian leader is blasting the action as disgusting saying it's designed to topple his government. prosecutors claim he had sex with the girl and paid her to keep quiet. both he and the girl deny any sexual relations. the judge is expected to decide on an indictment within the next two weeks. >>> time now 5:47. twin brothers from tracy now among the five final pairs to have a nascar race renamed in their honor. marines were nominated by their god mother for the contest to rename a race after a military hero. daniel, that's him on the right there, was killed in afghanistan in 2009 by a roadside bomb. matthew says if he wins, the race will be called a hanson brothers 400. >>> tent city on the northern edge of downtown sacramento will become a ghost town in just a couple of days.
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Feb 24, 2011 5:00am PST
been killed in the last week. now president obama is sending secretary of state hillary clinton to geneva to coordinate a response with other international leaders. >> throughout this time of transition the united states will continue to stand up for freedom, stand up for justice and stand up for the dignity of all people. >> reporter: now the u.s. is considering punishments for brutal treatment of demonstrators including freezing the country's bank account, imposing a international arms embargo and a no-fly zone over the country. there are several reports that gadafi is going to be making another public statement soon. i will stay on top of that for you and have the latest here on the morning news. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the justice department is considering bringing captured somali pirates to the u.s. to face trial for murder. the f.b.i. is also trying to determine how the hijacking of four americans in the arabian sea turned deadly two days ago. there are two main theories. two rival groups of pirates may have disagreed over
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